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Alexander Jackson notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/196
Scope and Contents Alexander Jackson’s notes, 26 January through 27 February 1824, from lectures in Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania. Includes occasional diagrams and subject index. Lecturers include: Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine, John Redman Coxe on materia medica, William Gibson on surgery, and William P. Dewees and Thomas C. James on midwifery. Includes occasional notes on Robert Hare on chemistry and Philip Syng Physick on anatomy.

Charles G. Fowler lecture notes from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/027
Scope and Contents The three volumes of Charles G. Fowler's collection of lecture notes documents the study of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania circa 1826. Volumes 1 and 2 consist of detailed notes from Nathaniel Chapman's course on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine. The notes describe the causes, symptoms, and treatment of fevers, blood diseases, consumption, asthma, and stomach disorders. There is a brief contemporary table of contents to Volume 1; a complete listing of contents for...

John Atlee notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/065
Scope and Contents Two volumes of John L. Atlee’s notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania, 1818-1820, documenting his medical education. Volume 1 contains Atlee’s notes, 18 February 1818 to 26 February 1818, on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman on Practice, Institutes, and Clinical Medicine, numbers 79 [continued] through 85. Volume 2 contains Atlee’s notes, 15 November 1819 to 18 January 1820, on the lectures of John Redman Coxe on materia medica; William Gibson on surgery; Robert Hare...

John H. Brown notes on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

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Identifier: MSS 2/118
Scope and Contents Student notes on lectures of Nathaniel Chapman taken by John H. Brown at the University of Pennsylvania’s Dept. of Medicine, summer and fall, 1835. Lectures on practice of medicine consider diseases examined by symptoms, causes, diagnosis, prognosis, pathology, and treatment.

John H. Fager notes on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

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Identifier: MSS 2/133
Scope and Contents Student notes taken by John H. Fager on lectures of Nathaniel Chapman on practice of physic and pathology, poisons, and epidemics, at University of Pennsylvania, 1827. Includes notes on several authors concerning practice of medicine and descriptions and specifics for common diseases.

Leonard Lawrence notes on the lectures of Nathaniel Chapman

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Identifier: MSS 2/083
Scope and Contents Three volumes bound as one containing beginning of Chapman’s lecture course on practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Volume 1 concerns description and treatment of fevers, including yellow fever; volume 2, hemorrhages; and volume 3, respiratory diseases, including croup, asthma, and consumption.

Nathaniel Chapman letter to Dr. Welford

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Identifier: MSS 403
Scope and Contents This is a letter written by Nathaniel Chapman, in Philadelphia, Pa., to a Dr. Welford, and is dated 19 July 1839. The letter discusses the case of Mr. Alexander, who suffered from a tumor in his bowel, and offers suggestions for treatment. The collection includes a typed transcription of the letter.

Thomas J. Shivers notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/185
Scope and Contents Notes taken by Thomas Shivers, Jr., on lectures of John Syng orsey on materia medica and Nathaniel Chapman on practice of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 181. Bulk concern orsey’s lectures (nos. 1-25 in vol. 1 and 26-45 in vol. 2). After discussion of nutrition and disease, orsey describes medications and their uses according to arrangement of emetics, cathartics, diuretics, antilithics, diaphoretics, sialogogues, emmenagogues, and anthelmintics. ol. 2 contains brief notes on...

Thomas W. Bawdin notes on lectures from the University of Pennsylvania

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Identifier: MSS 2/201
Scope and Contents Contains notes on lectures delivered by Nathaniel Chapman on the practice of medicine and John Syng Dorsey on materia medica in the Department of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, 1817 January 7-February 12.